How the War on Drugs Is Hurting Chronic Pain Patients

by MAIA SZALAVITZ Despite the claims of some government agencies, research has shown that the overwhelming majority of addictions do not start with a prescription, and...

Marijuana for Nerve Pain Offers Hope for Neuropathy Sufferers

Medical marijuana has been found to be effective in treating a whole host of conditions and disorders. In fact, as scientists continue to investigate...

The 7 Psychological Stages of Chronic Pain

  By Jennifer Martin, PsyD, Columnist Have you ever wondered if other people with chronic health conditions feel the same way you do? Throughout my years with...

Chronic Pain Patients Did Not Cause Opioid Epidemic

By Roger Chriss, Columnist Contrary to common belief, chronic pain patients are not all opioid addicts and did not cause the opioid crisis. The vast...

7 Things to Do When The CRPS Pain Is Too Much-

By:Kelly Hodgkins My CRPS has a habit of flaring up on days I’ve made plans to do fun things that rejuvenate my soul. Snuggled up...

Meet the Doctor Who Refuses to Stop Prescribing Opioids to Pain...

Written By:Zach Weissmueller I take the Hippocratic oath seriously that my job is to relieve pain and suffering," says Dr. Forest Tennant, a California pain...

To Hell and Back: A Teen’s Life with Constant, Excruciating Pain

A 19 year old's battle with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and the help she received from our Pain Management Clinic “I absolutely hated my life....

Living With a Chronic Illness That No One Sees

When Pastor Trisha Peach was a kid, she always thought that if you had a medical problem, you just had to make it to a doctor...

The Other Side of The Opioid Epidemic — We’re People in...

When I went into the office one Saturday afternoon in August 1994, I planned to spend a few hours finishing a brief that was...

Weekly dose: Lyrica, the epilepsy drug that treats chronic nerve pain

  Lyrica is the brand name for a prescription medicine called pregabalin. Although it is an anticonvulsant, or an anti-epileptic drug, pregabalin is commonly prescribed to...

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